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Our client’s Louis XIV Revival Fauteuil from the nineteenth century came in for treatment of the textile (gentle cleaning, and stabilizing from the back), conservation of original finish, and conservation of the upholstery buildup (innards). Before treatment images above, though … Continue reading
We left off with corrections and tracing the letters. Know that the subtle shadings of colors from one blank to the next is due to the artificial versus natural light in the room when photographed, and fresh paint is much … Continue reading
We left off with the background and the beginnings of the jacket, above. Know that the subtle shadings of colors from one blank to the next is due to the artificial versus natural light in the room when photographed, and … Continue reading
This Mognat of Paris family steamer trunk ca 1900, begins here. The original leather handle was removed as it was terribly degraded: we will use this as a pattern to create three new handles, as the handles on each side … Continue reading
This Mognat of Paris family steamer trunk ca 1900, has been round the world many times. The heirs brought it to us to clean, stabilize the inner lining, create new handles, and to preserve the character of the outer trunk … Continue reading
End of this year I had the pleasure of working on our client’s Grandmother’s quilt. Pleasure because as I worked on it the imagined original beauty came alive; pleasure because our client is interested and excited! As you can see … Continue reading